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PK-8|Private
160 students
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School leader:  Marijke Kehrhahn
115 Laurel Brook Rd
Middlefield, CT 06455

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(860) 347-7235
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"IDS is best known for its engaging academics and nurturing environment."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Music, Performing arts, Science...
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Graphics...
  • World languages
    Latin, Spanish
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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · January 07, 2017
IDS is an incredible option for your Pre-K to middle schooler. The academic excellence, social emotional curriculum, theater and arts and athletic programs are outstanding and offer a terrific experience. If you haven't visited the campus, you... more

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · January 07, 2017
The teachers are the school's most special and incredible asset and secret to the excellence of the school.

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Submitted by a parent · December 15, 2016
The teachers really know my children -- what they are good at and what they find challenging. They are able to work to help each child progress to be their best self. I love that my kids have a peer group that they stay with throughout their... more

Handles bullying effectively: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · December 15, 2016
There is no back row at IDS. Teachers see what happens and are on even relatively minor issues.

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About this school

Located on a rural campus in Middlefield, The Independent Day School is a private pre-school, elementary and middle school, serving families from over 30 communities. Challenging academics, enriching programs in fine and performing arts combine traditional instruction with hands on learning in a nurturing environment. We encourage our students to develop a sense of curiosity, to display empathy and respect for one another and to be fearless in their learning. 1:6 teacher/student ratio.

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Last modified: January 11, 2017
Last modified The Independent Day School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
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